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Vietnam Ministry of Justice study mission to Ottawa

  • November 08, 2017

CBA International Initiatives played host in September to a delegation from the Vietnam Ministry of Justice, part of the CBA’s National Legislative Development project, which supports the implementation of a legislative reform taking place in Vietnam.

Court Challenges Program Expert Panels – Opportunity

  • November 02, 2017

The Department of Canadian Heritage is now seeking applications from persons willing to serve as members of one of the two independent expert panels for the CCP – one for official language rights and one for human rights.

CBA on regulatory modernization for air transportation

  • October 13, 2017

The CBA Air and Space Law Section sent a submission on Regulatory Modernization for Air Transportation to the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA). The submission was prepared in response to the CTA’s Discussion Paper on Modernizing Regulation for Air Transport.

CBA intervention on common interest privilege

  • October 12, 2017

The CBA intervened in Iggillis Holdings Inc. v Canada (National Revenue) at the Federal Court of Appeal in Edmonton. Mark Tonkovich, Jacques Bernier, and Stephanie Dewey of Baker McKenzie appeared for the CBA in this matter of common interest privilege.

When in Rome… Give a speech

  • October 11, 2017

Former President René Basque travelled to Rome in September to attend a conference of international bar association leaders on privacy and security.

Upcoming conferences

  • October 11, 2017

Does your Section have a conference planned for this fall? Check this list to find out.

Spotlight on bilingualism on the bench

  • October 11, 2017

The CBA has long advocated for a greater commitment to bilingualism on the bench, particularly in the superior courts, as an access to justice issue. And with its announcement in late September of a new action plan, it appears the government is ready to make it happen.